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The judge blocks the first execution of the federal government in 17 years because of the threat to the families of victims of the corona virus

A federal judge in Indiana stopped the first federal execution in nearly two decades on Friday because of concerns that the families of the victims were unable to participate due to the corona virus. Chief judge Jane Magnus-Stinson ruled that the planned execution of 47-year-old Daniel Lee would be delayed on Monday after the family of his victims said that …

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Dow drops sharply when Coronavirus Spike blocks US bounceback

Shares declined on Thursday as the US set another record for new coronavirus cases and raised doubts about a rapid recovery in the economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 470 points, or 1.8%, to 25,596, the S&P 500 fell 1.38%, and the Nasdaq fell 0.79%. The tech-heavy index had hit an intraday record high on Thursday. Walgreens Boots Alliance …

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The sugar coating blocks and charges the coronavirus for infection

The corona virus uses a sugar-containing coating made of molecules called glycans (deep blue) to disguise themselves as harmless to the defending antibodies. Simulations by the Amaro Lab at UC San Diego using the Frontera supercomputer funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) have shown the atomic composition of the sugary shield of …

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Zoom blocks activist after Tiananmen Vigil

Zoom, the video chat app that became famous during the Coronavirus outbreak, briefly blocked the report of a Chinese human rights leader who used the platform to commemorate Tiananmen Square’s 1989 behavior between US and Chinese activists to organize. The nine-year-old company from San Jose, California, restored the activist’s account on Wednesday. However, the exposure put Zoom in a difficult …

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Call over: Zoom blocks US account due to Tiananmen discussion news

Zoom said on Wednesday that a US account had been temporarily closed by activists who held an online discussion on the anniversary of China’s action against peaceful protesters on Tiananmen Square in 1989, which triggered a free speech alarm. US-based rights activists turned to Zoom, which has become a lifestyle for many people during the Coronavirus blockade, bringing together more …

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Texas Voting: Appeals Court Blocks Order That Would Have Expanded Email Voting Amid Pandemic

Thursday’s 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals decision blocked a decision that would have allowed voters in Texas to request postal ballots, fearing that a lack of immunity to Covid-19 would endanger them if they voted personally. District judge Fred Biery issued a decision in May to expand mail-in voting by allowing the state’s “disability” election rule to apply to …

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Facebook blocks ads from state-controlled media

Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Facebook, testifies before the house’s Energy and Trade Committee in the Rayburn House office building on Capitol Hill on April 11, 2018 in Washington, DC. Yasin Ozturk | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Facebook announced on Thursday that state-controlled media will no longer be able to place ads on their social networks this …

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Supreme Court temporarily blocks house application for Mueller Grand Jury evidence: NPR

Former special adviser Robert Mueller testifies before hearing the House Justice Committee on his report on interference in the Russian elections in July 2019. Alex Brandon / AFP via Getty Images Hide label Switch label Alex Brandon / AFP via Getty Images Former special adviser Robert Mueller testifies before hearing the House Justice Committee on his report on interference in …

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